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Pasha or Paşa (Ottoman Turkis: پاشا‎, Turkis: paşa), in aulder warks whiles anglicised as bashaw, wis a heicher rank in the Ottoman Empire poleetical an militar seestem, teepically grantit tae govrenors, generals, dignitaries an ithers. As an honourar teetle, Pasha, in ane o its various ranks, is seemilar tae a Breetish peerage or knichthuid, an wis an aa ane o the heichest teetles in pre-republican Egyp.